Snakes/Spiders/Poisonous Plants of MO

Missourinakes

Here, we are rounding up lists of known snakes/spiders/poisonous plants and anything else in the category of “Nature’s Dangers” or “need to know” for our residents and visitors. 

We are listing links found on the Missouri Department of Conservation website.  Here is the MDC Youtube channel: mo conservation for additional learning opportunities!

Snake Facts

Snake Field Guide

Great pictures and information can also be found on the “What Snake is That?” website.

MissouriSpiders

MDC Insects, Spiders and Kin Facts

Insect and Spider Field Guide

Great pictures and information can also be found on the “Spider ID” website.

Missouri poisonous plants

MDC Poisonous Field Guide

MDC Missouri’s Most Irritating Plants

Great pictures and information can also be found on the “Momtastic” website, though this list is not limited to Missouri.  Please keep in mind that if you have pets, you should remain vigilant for these plants.  They can cause sickness or death if your animal ingests them.

We will be adding more topics to this page!